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  Sauber Mercedes C11
 

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Country of origin:Switzerland
Produced in:1990
Numbers built:6
Predecessor:Sauber Mercedes C9
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:June 02, 2014
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Engine
Configuration Mercedes-Benz M119 HL 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 212 kilo / 467.4 lbs
Construction light alloy block and head
Displacement 4,973 cc / 303.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 96.5 mm (3.8 in) / 85.0 mm (3.3 in)
Compression 8.5:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Bosch Motronic MP 1.8 Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Twin KKK Turbos
Power 730 bhp / 545 KW @ 7,000 rpm
Torque 820 Nm / 605 ft lbs @ 3,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 147 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body carbon-fibre composite and Kevlar
Chassis carbon fibre monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, push-rod operated coil springs over shock absorbers, torsion bar stabilizer
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes internally ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 905 kilo / 1,995 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,800 mm (189 in) / 2,000 mm (78.7 in) / 1,030 mm (40.6 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,770 mm (109.1 in) / 1,620 mm (63.8 in) / 1,560 mm (61.4 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.81 bhp / kg
Top Speed 400 km/h (249 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1990 480 km Monza (Jean-Louis Schlesser / Mauro Baldi in 90.C11.02)
1990 480 km Spa (Jochen Mass / Karl Wendlinger in 90.C11.01)
1990 480 km Dijon (Jean-Louis Schlesser / Mauro Baldi in 90.C11.03)
1990 Nurburgring 480 km (Jean-Louis Schlesser / Mauro Baldi in 90.C11.03)
1990 480 km Donington (Jean-Louis Schlesser / Mauro Baldi in 90.C11.03)
1990 480 km Montreal (Jean-Louis Schlesser / Mauro Baldi in 90.C11.03)
1990 480 km Mexico (Jochen Mass / Michael Schumacher in 90.C11.02)

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